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Women Face Jail for Checking Husband’s Phone in Saudi Arabia

What about a man who beats his wife? What about a man who does not give his wife her rights? The law should do something about this too. Women in Saudi Arabia face flogging and imprisonment if they check their husband’s phone without his permission. The offence would be prosecuted as a violation of privacy because it is not covered in the country’s Islamic laws, senior lawyer Mohammad al-Temyat has said. The issue has been a source of growing debate in the kingdom, with high profile cases leading to almost 35,000 tweets under a trending Arabic hashtag which translates as “Flogging of…
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